Synonyms for (noun) cite

Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Similar words: annotation, notation, note

Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added)

Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Synonyms for (verb) cite

Synonyms: summon, summons, cite

Definition: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

Similar words: call, send for

Definition: order, request, or command to come

Usage: She was called into the director's office; Call the police!


Synonyms: abduce, adduce, cite

Definition: advance evidence for

Similar words: bear witness, prove, show, testify, evidence

Definition: provide evidence for

Usage: The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence


Synonyms: cite, mention

Definition: commend

Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Similar words: notice, acknowledge

Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with

Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing


Synonyms: cite, quote

Definition: repeat a passage from

Usage: He quoted the Bible to her

Similar words: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell

Definition: to say, state, or perform again

Usage: She kept reiterating her request


Synonyms: quote, cite

Definition: refer to for illustration or proof

Usage: He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

Similar words: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention


Synonyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Similar words: have in mind, think of, mean

Definition: intend to refer to

Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!


Synonyms: cite, reference

Definition: refer to

Usage: he referenced his colleagues' work

Similar words: compose, write, indite, pen

Definition: produce a literary work

Usage: She composed a poem; He wrote four novels